Training

Freestyle Flip Turn: Streamline Dolphin Kick, Dolphin Kick Technique, Number of Kicks

Gary Hall Sr.: “What happens between the time the feet leave the wall and the breakout is the most controversial and variable part of the freestyle flip turn. It is also when the most time is either gained or lost.”

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Steele Wisdom: Givers and Takers on Swim Teams

Courtesy of 4-time NCAA DII Coach of the Year Bob Steele One of the talks I give when working with…

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Michael Phelps’ Swimwear Partner: Q&A with Aqua Sphere Swim’s Todd Mitchell

In August 2014, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, Michael Phelps, announced he was entering into a partnership with southern…

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Developing a Winning Attitude in Swimming

Can anyone expect more from an athlete than giving their best personal effort each and every day? Many teams and athletes believe that they are committed wholeheartedly, yet they continue to fall short of their goals. Why would this happen?

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6 racing suits that revolutionized modern swimming

A swimsuit is a statement. It defines a swimmer for who they are and what they do.

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You Are Not How You Perform In Swimming

It is fair to say that we live in a negativity culture. Television, magazines, media and peer influences seem to place a constant focus on what can, or does, go wrong. This necessarily creates a negativity bias in our brain, and for athletes, leads to performance limitations.

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Swim Training: Maintain Technique at High Speeds in Swimming

Swim Training courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner. One of the greatest challenges in swimming is the ability to maintain…

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Look What’s New From Slix Australia’s Summer Collection

Slix Australia swimwear features their Exclusive STAMINA – Chlorine Resistant fabric and superior construction technology, combined with trend-driven designs. Slix Australia ships worldwide daily.

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6 Reasons to get the New Speedo Fit app

#5 – Learn tips and techniques

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How to improve hip rotation and efficiency in swimming

True swimming power comes from the hips. Try this swimming set.

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Steele Wisdom: 7 Visualization Drills for Fast Swimming

Steele’s coaching wisdom can be summed up simply: “It’s not what you do, but how you do it,” and “if it’s fun to watch, it’s fun to do”.

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Kinetic Energy in Swimming – Part 2: The Core is King

Since we last caught up with Rebecca Westfall and Gary Sturdy’s exploration of swimming and physics, Rebecca’s has found a…

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Lo Swim Photo Vault: Summer 2014

Lo Swim was founded in 2009 by former Cal and Davis swimmers Annie Babicz and Sheeva Van Gemeren. The two set out to create something they never had during their collegiate careers: a fashion forward suit that stood up to the intense demands of training.

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Jolyn Fashion Photo Vault: September Lookbook

Photographer: Hailley Howard – Model: Tabitha Grayston – MUA: Marlaine Reiner – Produced & Styled: Mallyce Miller

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